The British economy is closely integrated with that of the European Union
although we remain outside the Euro. The single market means that British goods
can be traded throughout Europe, and European goods can be sold freely in the
UK. Companies are operating more and more at European and global level. The
TUC and the European Trade Union Confederation are committed to a Europe that
works and is globally competitive – that means full employment, more
skills training, higher spending on research and development and infrastructure.
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The most recent documents available on this subject are:Swapping austerity for attacks on rights at work is the new threat, says TUC
Speaking in Dublin later today (Wednesday) to trade union leaders from across Europe, TUC General Secretary Frances O'Grady will warn that the European Commission is relaxing its austerity measures only to replace them with a series of attacks on wor...
TUC urges Government to support trade union position on the EU post-2015 development agenda set out in the EU Communication - Decent Life for AllPDF version available for download
Our colleagues in the Spanish trade union movement sent us a report on Wednesday afternoon about the early hours of the European Day of Action in Spain.PDF version available for download
TUC General Secretary Designate Frances O'Grady's speech to a Coalition of Resistance rally on the evening of the ETUC Day of Action against austerity.PDF version available for download
The European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) has designated Wednesday 14 November 2012 as a day of action against austerity, for jobs and growth. Unions across Europe are taking action and demanding a change of course. Here's a quick guide to what's...
As their contribution to the ETUC Day of Action against austerity and for jobs and growth, the Greek trade union confederations ADEDY and GSEE held a two day general strike on 6 and 7 November, to coincide with the Parliamentary debate on the latest ...PDF version available for download
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